The unmanned Antares rocket was launching off the coast of Virginia when the mission went awry and a safety officer sent a destruct command to the $200-million-plus craft.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay Diem / Eastern Shore NewsLink
A model dinosaur at the exhibition "World of Dinosaurs" is transported in front of a bucket-wheel excavator in Grosspoesna, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Meyer / Associated PressLink
A photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a Hawaii Volcano Observatory geologist on Sunday mapping the margin of the lava flow in Pahoa, Hawaii.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: U.S. Geological SurveyLink
Jose Orozco drives friends in his 1950s Chevy Bel Air to support the Coalition of L.A. city unions in a rally in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles TimesLink
Los Angeles Fire Department rescue personnel carry a body found at the foot of a 150-foot cliff at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro to a helicopter for evacuation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles TimesLink
Heavy storms flooded a neighborhood in Buenos Aires.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
Hindu devotees offer prayers during the Chhath festival in Agartala, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARINDAM DEY / AFPLink
Kurds in Turkey greet peshmerga convoys at the Habur crossing along the Turkish-Iraqi border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ILYAS AKENGIN / AFPLink
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